Alaska Saves

Save successfully during crisis.

Take the Alaska Saves Pledge today.

Now more than ever, it's important to spend wisely. Alaska Saves will help you stretch your resources with text messages or emails with savings tips and inspiration. You can find some initial saving resources here.

If you have a money-saving tip, we want to hear it! To encourage our Alaska Saves community, we're giving away a $25 VISA gift card

Take the Alaska Saves Pledge


Here's How to Enter to win $25.00:

  1. Take the Alaska Saves pledge here, or by texting "AlaskaSaves" to 877877
  2. Like and follow our Alaska Saves Facebook page
  3. Post a savings tip on our Facebook page (@AKSaves) with the hashtag #AlaskaSaves
  4. Include a picture related to your savings tip for extra points (G rated, please)

Contest entries accepted from April 27 to July 3, 2020.

View the contest rules here.


Local Resources

Financial Education Career Building Health Care
Money Management International YWCA Alaska: Economic Empowerment UAA Dental Clinics
YWCA Alaska: Economic Empowerment Alaska Works Initiative  YWCA Alaska: Wellness
Alaska Public Interest Research Group (AKPIRG) Statewide Independent Living Council of Alaska Get Covered Alaska 
Military SAVES Nine Star Education& Employment Services


Better Business Bureau  

Military OneSource 

Army Gold    
Spirit of Alaska Society of Smart Youth    
Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education    


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Financial Partners

Click on the logos below to learn more about our bank and credit union partners.


 Spirit of Alaska FCU      


Learn more about the Earned Income Tax Credit and use it to save!


Savings Strategies:

Building wealth starts when you set a goal and make a plan to reach that goal. Whatever goal you choose – whether it’s buying a car, buying a house, or getting out from under your debts – learn about proven savings strategies and get simple tips on the best ways to save. Click on the links below to learn how to:


Contact us!

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Alaska Saves Contest Rules

Must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Alaska.

  • Entries received from April 27 to July 3 are eligible.
  • Entrants must take the Alaska Saves Pledge, like the AlaskaSaves Facebook page, and submit their savings tip on the Facebook page with the hashtag #AlaskaSavesTip.
  • Weekly winners will be notified each Monday at the email address provided in their Pledge to Save, and their name published on the Facebook page.
  • Entries not selected for a weekly prize remain eligible for the length of the contest.
  • Winning savings tips will be selected by the AlaskaSaves team.
  • Members of the Alaska Saves team and their family members are not eligible to win.
  • Alaska Saves reserves the right to disqualify entries.
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Alaska Saves and not to Facebook. By participating in this promotion you agree to a complete release of Facebook from any claims.
  • By entering the contest, you agree to allow AlaskaSaves to share your name and winning savings tip on the Alaska Saves website and on social media.

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Our Partner Resources Packets include blog, social media, and other content.

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Tip of the Day

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